Restoring Community

Our faculty are pioneering the emerging social science of restorative practices and continue to work as skilled practitioners, sharing both practical skills and powerful ideas in their courses.

Professor

Frida Rundell, Ph.D., LPC, is a founding IIRP faculty member and professor. A committed teacher and practitioner, she brings extensive experience in Narrative and...

Provost / Associate Professor

Craig Adamson, Ph.D., Provost and Associate Professor, is a veteran restorative practitioner with more than 20 years of experience delivering counseling...

President / Associate Professor

John W. Bailie, Ph.D., is President of the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP). Dr. Bailie is a frequent presenter at national and...

Associate Professor

Alia Sheety, Ph.D., brings extensive expertise in research and pedagogy to the IIRP. She teaches the course, RP 610 Evaluation of Research, which prepares...

Director of Research and Program Evaluation and Associate Professor

Gina Baral Abrams, Dr.P.H., has been working to develop healthy communities as a public health practitioner and...

Assistant Professor

Borbála Fellegi, Ph.D., brings her work as a researcher, mediator, and conference and peacemaking-circle facilitator to the IIRP. As founder and executive director...

Assistant Professor

Fernanda Fonseca Rosenblatt, Ph.D., is Professor of Law at the Catholic University of Pernambuco - UNICAP (Brazil) and Assistant Professor at the International...

Lecturer and Assistant Director of Continuing Education

Mary Jo Hebling brings to the IIRP extensive hands-on experience in restorative practices in education. Her work has helped...

Lecturer

Elizabeth Smull is a skilled restorative practitioner who has provided direct services to struggling youth and their families. She provides restorative practices professional...

Lecturer

Mark Amendola is a clinical services practitioner who is committed to helping struggling youth and their families. A Master Trainer for Aggression Replacement Training®, an...

Lecturer

Michael DeAntonio, Ph.D., has three decades of experience as an educator and administrator in public education. He is the Executive Director at Buxmont Academy, one of the...

Lecturer

Kevin Jones has spent more than 30 years working in the fields of social services, mental health and education philosophy, with particular emphasis on working with at-risk...

Lecturer

Robert Oliver, Ed.D., is a highly experienced mental health specialist, psychotherapist, counselor and education administrator, working with youth and families. A Master...

Lecturer

Nicola Preston began her involvement with restorative practices as a police officer with Thames Valley Police, in the United Kingdom, where she was part of a team — the...

Lecturer

A. Miguel Tello is the Executive Director of the Strachan Foundation, a family foundation that supports education and health projects throughout Central America. He offers...

Librarian

Zeau Modig has been involved with public and technical services in special and public libraries, as well as STEM scholarly publishing, for over 30 years. She worked with...